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Elliot for Water

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Elliot for Water is a search engine based in London, United Kingdom. The search engine states that it uses 60% of the profit.[1] realized through the searches to finance clean water projects. Elliot for Water is a social enterprise that, as of June the 5th 2022 stated to have donated more than 3 million liters of water in Guinea-Bissau.

Elliot for Water
Elliot for water organization LTD
Limited company
Founded 📆
Founder 👔Andrea Demichelis
Headquarters 🏙️London
Area served 🗺️
ServicesSearch Engine
Number of employees
🌐 Website
📇 Address
📞 telephone

Business Model[edit]

The search engine generates money through pay-per-click ads shown in the search results. Initially working with Yahoo!, Elliot for Water now uses a combination of Bing's API and its own algorithm to provide the users with search results and relevant ads.

Elliot For Water is also launching an investment fund[2] focusing on investing in companies, social enterprises, and financial organisations that are working to provide people with affordable options to access safe water.


Elliot for Water was launched and presented at the Expo 2015[3], the world's fair hosted in Milan, Italy, by its founder, Andrea Demichelis; while, in 2016, they had a guest place at the ISNTD WASH Conference[4]

In 2020 a new version of the search engine was released alongside the announcement of the water project realized in Guinea-Bissau in collaboration with the NGO WellFound. The project took place in the village of Ndambe in the Oio region, about 60km away from Bissau the capital of Guinea-Bissau, and with a small community of 341 people[5].

In May 2020, Elliot for Water represented the UN Sustainable Development Goal #6 during OHM Live[6], an international Charity event. Alongside social entrepreneurs, the event featured celebrities like Jason Derulo, Dua Lipa, Ricky Martin, Laura Pausini and Jay Shetty.

Elliot for Water has been chosen by Microsoft for Startups as a finalist, among hundreds of companies and startups, for the Super Connect for Good Competition by Empact Ventures & Hays.[7]

Browser integration[edit]

Elliot for Water is available in any web browser and has launched a browser extension for Google Chrome[8] and Firefox[9]

Andrea Demichelis, founder of Elliot for Water, giving a talk during a tech event in London.

See Also[edit]

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  1. Trahant, Grant (2017-06-26). "Meet Elliot, A Social Good Search Engine Using Ad Revenue To Deliver Clean Water - Causeartist". Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  2. "Fighting Water Scarcity With a New Search Engine ft. Founder of Elliot For Water, Andrea Demichelis | Impact Everywhere". Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  3. Savelli, Rosetta (2015-06-02). ""Elliot for water" a Expo e Radio 105 «". (in italiano). Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  4. Andrea Demichelis - Elliot for Water: the new search engine, retrieved 2022-06-05
  5. Water, Elliot for (2021-04-23). "The Ndambe Project | Elliot For Water Blog". en. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  6. "OHM Live - Constellation". Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  7. "Super Connect Top 100 Showcase – Super Connect for Good 2021". Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  8. "ElliotForWater". Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  9. "ElliotForWater – Scarica l'estensione per 🦊 Firefox (it)". (in italiano). Retrieved 2022-06-05.